Friday, February 3, 2023

Board of Health hears of tobacco compliance check failures, and possible update to Franklin's code - 02/01/23 (audio)

FM #932 = This is the Franklin Matters radio show, number 329 in the series. 

This session of the radio show shares the Town of Franklin Board of Health Meeting held on Wednesday, February 1, 2023. All three board members participated, 2 in room, 1 remote (hence roll call votes). Health Dept staff present were in the 3rd floor training room. 

Quick Recap:

  • Tobacco holder checks mostly resulted in violations mostly regarding paperwork and signage required, most have been abated by now. Possible modification of the Town regulations to bring inline with the current State level, copy under review by department, hearing to be scheduled for the next mtg

  • Inspector’s report, Nurse’s report, Epidemiologist report all touting volume and some issues but nothing major

  • Health Care resources map & info added to Health Dept page -> 

The meeting runs about 23 minutes. Let’s listen to the Board of Health meeting Feb 1, 2023. Audio file ->


The Board of Health agenda can be found -> 

Reflexology regulations as proposed 

My notes collected in a Twitter thread PDF -> 


We are now producing this in collaboration with Franklin.TV and Franklin Public Radio ( or 102.9 on the Franklin area radio dial.  

This podcast is my public service effort for Franklin but we can't do it alone. We can always use your help.

How can you help?

  • If you can use the information that you find here, please tell your friends and neighbors

  • If you don't like something here, please let me know

Through this feedback loop we can continue to make improvements. I thank you for listening.

For additional information, please visit or

If you have questions or comments you can reach me directly at shersteve @ gmail dot com

The music for the intro and exit was provided by Michael Clark and the group "East of Shirley". The piece is titled "Ernesto, manana"  c. Michael Clark & Tintype Tunes, 2008 and used with their permission.

I hope you enjoy!


You can also subscribe and listen to Franklin Matters audio on iTunes or your favorite podcast app; search in "podcasts" for "Franklin Matters"

No comments:

Post a Comment